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First Quarter 2014

July 2014 - Metals shipments by distribution companies leveled off during May but inventories dipped more sharply, perhaps because buyers are restricting purchases in anticipation of a seasonal lull that begins around Independence Day. Imports have grown across a wide array of products, including semi-finished steel, cold-rolled sheet, wire rod and hot-rolled bar. Domestic scrap and carbon sheet prices have eased off their spring highs, but manufacturers continue to see opportunity ahead, purchasing managers indicate.

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Reaching a tipping point in volume, steel imports face the weight of politics.

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Coil Processing

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CNC Cutting (Plasma, Waterjet, Laser, Router)

Red Bud Industries Metlsaw Systems Summit Steel Corporation
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Thickness Gauges

CNC Solutions

Laser Cutting Machines

Service Centers

Advanced Gauging Technologies
FastCAM Inc. Trumpf Admiral Steel

Tube & Pipe

Coated Coil

Lubrication Systems

United Performance Metals Independence Tube Corp.
Centria Coating Services Unist, Inc.

Software

Turnkey Finishing System

Double Globus Inc.

Machining Centers

Enmark Systems, Inc. Intellifinishing
Dura Coat Products, Inc. Handtmann CNC

Specialty Roller Coverings and Coatings

Waterjet

Metal Coaters

Metal Alloy Analysis & Verification

American Roller Company OMAX Corporation

Coil Coating

Thermo Scientific Niton Analyzers

Stainless Steel

TECHNI Waterjet
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Metal Finishing & Deburring

Straub Metal International

Welding

 

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